Palms and cycads
Slow-growing plants. Short trunks (may be completely or partially beneath soil level) are usually marked with scars from old leaf bases. Circular crowns of leaves resembling stiff fern fronds or small palm fronds.Need organically enriched, fast-draining soil.Zamia pumila
To 4 ft. high, 6 ft.wide. Short trunk is largely below soil level. Fronds to 3 ft. long,with as many as 30 pairs of dark green leaflets to 5 in. long, 1 1/4 in.wide.
Tends to be smaller than H. forsteriana (grows to 25 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide), with 6–...
Slow-growing plants. Short trunks (may be completely or partially beneath soil level) are usually mark...
Native to Brazil and Peru. This nearly evergreen tree grows to 30–40 ft. high. Must be in the gr...